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April 2014 trivia

As always, here are this month’s trivia questions. Enjoy and good luck! Of course, remember to tune in next month.

1) What is Juliette Gordon Low known for?

a. She founded the Girl Scouts in 1912

b. She was a congresswoman in Tucson, AZ hurt recently by a gunman

c. She was the original Barbie doll in the 1950’s

d. She led Indian occupation of Alcatraz in 1969

2) What significant event happened on Alcatraz Island in 1969?

a. Indian occupation to give the island back to Native Americans

b. The prison closed following 33 years of operation due to lack of funds

c. The prison reopened following six years of closure with newly raised funds

d. The United States Coast Guard took over the island and started construction of a lighthouse on the roof of the prison

3) What is Wupatki?

a. A ball game played by the Navajos, similar to that of the Aztecs

b. A ceremony practiced by the Hopi tribe to call for the rain

c. A cliff dwelling in northern Arizona, meaning “tall house”

d. The word for a woman’s hairstyle in Apache ceremonies

4) Where and what is Sunset Crater?

a. A volcanic crater in northern Arizona that erupted sometime between 1040 and 1100 AD

b. A huge sink hole in northern Nevada where gold was mined well into the early 20th century

c. The crater formed by Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park after each eruption

d. It is the other name for Diamondhead, a volcanic crater overlooking Honolulu in Hawaii

5) In what year did the United States first celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a federal holiday in his honor?

a. 1986

b. 1964

c. 1992

d. 2000

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